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Hours 8:10 AM - 3:10 PM
School leader Carolyn Brown
District Washington-Parks Academy
Transportation options None

Programs

Classes

0
Visual Arts
2
Music
including: Instrumental and theory music lessons
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Instrumental and theory music lessons
Vocal lessons / coaching
Performing & written arts Dance
Media arts None
Visual arts None
World languages taught Spanish
Academic themes / Areas of focus None
Instructional / curriculum models used Direct instruction
Hybrid / Blended learning
Independent study
Individually guided instruction
Standards-based
Instructional / curriculum models used (misc.) Blended learning
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No
Early childhood program offered No

Support

6
Facilities
including: Internet access
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Mentoring
Extra learning resources (misc.) Tutoring
Level of ESL/ELL programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Level of special education programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Facilities Auditorium
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Gym
Internet access
Library

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
African-American 96% 18%
Multiracial 4% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native n/a 1%
Asian n/a 3%
Hispanic n/a 6%
Native Hawaiian n/a 0%
White n/a 69%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 70% 48%
Female 48% 48%
Male 52% 52%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

4
Girls Sports
including: Cheerleading
3
Boys Sports
including: Volleyball
10
Clubs
including: Homework help / Study buddy club
Clubs (misc.) Piano
  Golf
Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Flag football
Volleyball
Boys sports Basketball
Flag football
Volleyball
Clubs (misc.) Precious Gems
Clubs Book / reading club
Chess club
Dance club
Drama club
Homework help / Study buddy club
Martial arts (judo, tae kwon do, karate, etc)
National Honor Society (NHS)
Robotics club
Science club
Student council / government
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
After school end time 6:00 PM
Before school start time 7:00 AM

Culture

Dress code Uniforms
Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Join PTO / PTA
Monitor the playground
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes

Awards

Academic award Excellent Schools Detroit Top 10 Charters
Year received 2010
Academic award ISO 9001 Certification
Year received 2011

Teachers

9
Staff
including: Art teacher
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
Computer specialist
PE instructor
Reading specialist
Security personnel
School social worker / counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech and language therapist

Neighborhood

Transportation options None
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Greening of Detroit
Partner website Http://greeningofdetroit.com/
Partner Henry Ford Discovery Camp
Partner website Http://www.thehenryford.org/events/summerDiscoveryCamps.aspx
Partner Michigan State University Music Department
Partner website Http://www.music.msu.edu/
Partner Wayne County Community College
Partner website Http://www.wcccd.edu/
Partner Junior Achievement
Partner website Http://www.ja.org/

Enrollment

Learn more Http://lka.cornerstonecharters.org/admissions/overview
Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline Rolling

Sources

Student diversity MI Dept. of Education, 2012-2013
Students by group MI Dept. of Education, 2012-2013
  NCES, 2011-2012